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Canon EOS 350D

IMAGE SENSOR
Type 22.2 x 14.8mm CMOS
Effective Pixels Approx. 8.0M
Total Pixels Approx. 8.2M
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Low-Pass Filter Built-in/Fixed
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour
IMAGE PROCESSOR
Type DIGIC II
LENS
Lens Mount EF/EF-S
Focal Length 1.6x Multiplication with EF lens fitted
FOCUSING
Type TTL-CT-SIR with a CMOS sensor
AF System / Points 7-point AF
AF Working Range EV -0.5-18 (at 20°C & ISO100)
AF Modes AI Focus
One Shot
AI Servo
AF Point Selection Automatic selection, Manual selection
Selected AF Point Display Superimposed in viewfinder
Predictive AF Yes
AF Lock Locked when shutter button is pressed half way in One Shot AF mode.
AF Assist Beam Yes
Manual Focus Selected on lens
EXPOSURE CONTROL
Metering Modes TTL full aperture metering with 35-zone SPC
(1) 35 Point Evaluative (linked to all AF points)
(2) Partial metering at centre (approx. 9% of viewfinder)
(3) Centre weighted
Metering Range EV 1-20 (at 20°C with 50mm f/1.4 lens ISO100)
AE Lock Auto: Operates in 1-shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved
Manual: Works independently at all times, Works in creative zone modes.
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
AEB +/- 2 EV, 1/2 or 1/3-stop increments
ISO Speed Equivalent AUTO(400), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
SHUTTER
Type Electronically-controlled focal-plane shutter
Speed 30-1/4000 sec, Bulb
Shutter Release Soft touch electromagnetic release
WHITE BALANCE
Type Auto white balance with the imaging sensor
Settings AWB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten,
Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
WB Bracketing +/-3 stops in full stop increments<BR>3 bracketed images per shutter release.<BR>Selectable Blue/Amber bias or Magenta/Green bias.
COLOUR MATRIX
Type Two types of colour space, sRGB and Adobe RGB.
VIEWFINDER
Viewfinder Eye-level SLR (with fixed pentamirror)
Coverage (Vertical/Horizontal) Approx. 95%
Magnification 0.8x
Eyepoint 21mm
Dioptre Correction -3 to +1 dpt
Focusing Screen Fixed
Mirror Quick-return half mirror (Transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)
Viewfinder Information AF Points, AE/FE lock, AEB, Flash ready, High Speed Sync, FEC, Red-eye reduction, Shutter Speed, Aperture, Exposure level/compensation, Max. burst, AF/MF focus confirmation, CF warning
Depth of Field Preview Yes
Eyepiece Shutter On strap
LCD MONITOR
Monitor 1.8" TFT, approx. 115,000 pixel
Coverage Approx. 100% (for JPEG images)
Brightness Adjustable to one of five levels
FLASH
Modes Auto, Manual Flash On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction
HotShoe / PC Terminal Yes / Yes
X-sync 1/200sec
Red-eye Reduction Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2EV in 1/2 or 1/3 increments
Flash Exposure Bracketing Yes
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Second Curtain Synchronisation Yes
Built-in Flash Range Coverage upto 17mm focal length (27mm equivalent)
Guide Number (ISO 100, metres) 13
External Flash E-TTL II with EX series Speedlites,
wireless multi-flash support
SHOOTING
Modes Full Auto, Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, No Flash, Shutter priority AE, Aperture priority AE, Manual, A-DEP
Photo Effects Monochrome mode (selected from the Shooting menu) with options for Filters and Toning Effects.
Drive Modes Single/Continuous
Continuous Shooting 3fps (speed maintained for up to 14 JPEG images)
RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION
Image Size (LF) 3456x2304, (LN) 3456x2304, (MF) 2496x1664, (MN) 2496x1664, (SF) 1728x1152, (SN) 1728x1152, (RAW) 3456x2304
Compression Fine, Normal, RAW
FILE TYPES
Still Image Type JPEG (Exif 2.21 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, RAW & JPEG simultaneous recording, Digital Print Order Format
[DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
RAW+JPEG Simultaneous Recording Yes (RAW + Large JPEG only)
File Numbering (1) Consecutive numbering
(2) Auto reset
Processing Parameters Standard Parameters Plus up to three custom processing parameters can be set.
DIRECT PRINT
Canon Printers Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, Bubble Jet Printers with the direct print function and PIXMA Printers supporting PictBridge.
PictBridge Yes
OTHER FEATURES
Custom Functions 9 Custom Functions with 24 settings
LCD Panel (EL) Illumination Yes
Intelligent Orientation Sensor Yes
Histogram Yes
Playback Zoom 2x - 10x
Image Erase Protection Erase protection of one image at a time
Image Erase Single image, All
Self Timer Approx. 10 sec.
Menu Categories (1) Shooting 1 Menu: 6
(2) Shooting 2 Menu: 7
(3) Playback menu: 5
(4) Setup 1 menu: 7
(5) Setup 2 menu: 7
Menu Languages English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Russian, Simplified Chinese, Tradional Chinese, Korean, Japanese
Firmware Update Update possible by the user.
INTERFACE
Computer USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (Mini-B)
Other Video output (PAL/ NTSC)
MEMORY CARD
Type CompactFlash Type I / II¹
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM
PC Windows 98 (including SE)/2000/Me/XP
Macintosh OS 9.0 – 9.2, OS X v10.1 to v10.3
SOFTWARE
Browsing & Printing ZoomBrowser EX, Digital Photo Professional
Other PhotoStitch
Drivers TWAIN (Windows 98 / 2000), WIA (Windows Me)
Image Manipulation ArcSoft PhotoStudio
POWER SOURCE
Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-2LH (NB-2LH battery supplied)
Battery Life Approx. 600 (at 20°C)
Approx. 450 (at 0°C)¹
Battery Check Automatic
Power Saving Power turns off after 1, 2, 4, 8, 15 or 30mins.
AC Power Supply Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-700
ACCESSORIES
Case Semi-Hard Case EH18-L
Lenses All EF and EF-S lenses
Flash Canon Speedlites (220EX, 380EX, 420EX, 550EX, 580EX, Macro-Ring-Lite MR-14EX, Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX, Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2)
Battery Grip BG-E3
Remote Controller / Switch Remote Switch RS-60E3, Remote Controller RC-1 / RC-5
Power Supply & Battery Chargers AC Adapter Kit ACK-700, Battery charger CB-2LTE, NB-2LH
PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Body Materials Stainless Steel / Plastic
Operating Environment 0 – 40 °C, 85% or less humidity
Dimensions 126.5 x 94.2 x 64mm
Weight (body only) Approx. 485g

Review source: canon.co.uk

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